U.S. Considering Refugee Status for Hondurans
By FRANCES ROBLES and MICHAEL D. SHEAR , 2014-07-25
The plan aims to stem the surge at the border, allowing hundreds of minors and young adults to enter the United States without making a dangerous trek through Mexico.
Blasts Kill 16 Seeking Haven at Gaza School
By BEN HUBBARD and JODI RUDOREN , 2014-07-25
A series of explosions at a school that was sheltering hundreds of Palestinians who had fled their homes also wounded many others. The cause was not immediately clear.
Why Do Americans Stink at Math?
By ELIZABETH GREEN , 2014-07-27
The Common Core should finally improve math education. The problem is that no one has taught the teachers how to teach it.
Life in a Jihadist Capital: Order With a Darker Side
By an EMPLOYEE of THE NEW YORK TIMES and BEN HUBBARD , 2014-07-24
Islamist extremists in control of Raqqa have blended their fundamentalist interpretation of Islam with the practicalities of governance.
Senator’s Thesis Turns Out to Be Remix of Others’ Works, Uncited
By JONATHAN MARTIN , 2014-07-24
An examination of the final paper required for Senator John Walsh’s master’s degree from the United States Army War College indicates he appropriated at least one-quarter of his thesis on American Middle East policy from other authors’ works.
Neighborhood Ravaged on Deadliest Day So Far for Both Sides in Gaza
By ANNE BARNARD and ISABEL KERSHNER , 2014-07-21
The withering assault on the neighborhood of Shejaiya, and the death of 87 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers and officers, appeared to shake the international community.
Victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
Among the 298 people aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 were a renowned AIDS researcher, a Dutch senator and an Australian novelist.
Israelis Watch Bombs Drop on Gaza From Front-Row Seats
By ROBERT MACKEY , 2014-07-15
An image of Israeli spectators gathered on the high ground above Gaza to cheer the destruction below has reverberated online.
Immigration Advocate, Detained on Texas Border, Is Released in Visa Case
By JULIA PRESTON and LAURA TILLMAN , 2014-07-16
Jose Antonio Vargas, probably the most high-profile leader of the immigrant rights movement, was released after being detained by the Border Patrol for most of Tuesday.
Heard the News on George Clooney? This Much Is True: He’s Livid
By RAVI SOMAIYA and CHRISTINE HAUGHNEY , 2014-07-12
Section: Business Day
Mr. Clooney’s blistering attack on The Daily Mail and its reporting practices comes as the paper’s website continues its aggressive expansion in the United States.